Irving Shipbuilding


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Company Description

World class shipbuilding and repair for over 50 years

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is the most modern shipbuilder and in-service ship support provider in North America.

Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, our skilled team and innovative facilities provide efficient building, fabrication, conversion and servicing of vessels and offshore platforms.

As Canada’s chosen shipbuilder, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is working with the Royal Canadian Navy on the next class of Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) and Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) vessels under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). We are proud to continue our long history as a trusted partner in Canadian shipbuilding.

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is a member of the J.D. Irving, Limited group of companies, a diverse family owned company with operations in Canada and the United States. 

Submit your application today

New projects mean a high demand for dedicated and talented trade employees.

We are always looking for great people to fill current and future openings. Please follow the link below and submit your application online. Once you have submitted a resume, we will keep it active for a year or more and you will be considered for openings as they arise.

In terms of work to build the new combat fleet for the Royal Canadian Navy, we anticipate beginning to grow our trades workforce to meet these needs sometime in 2015, in keeping with the DND published timeline for the first set of vessels, the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS). If you are interested in future opportunities, please submit your resume now so we have your information far in advance to meet our workforce planning and recruitment needs.

Irving Shipbuilding employs a variety of trades including but not limited to:

  • Pipe fitters
  • Engine Fitters
  • Machinists
  • Welders
  • Electricians
  • Ironworkers
  • Spray Painters/Blasters
  • Labourers